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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 26th, 2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By MaxaLisa
I definitely would. Take careful notes on how...

I definitely would. Take careful notes on how things are going on the abx.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 24th, 2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By MaxaLisa
I actually think that you can't really establish...

I actually think that you can't really establish a relationship until you are working with the vet, and that usually means that you are bringing your pet to them. You can however have an initial...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 24th, 2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By MaxaLisa
I don't know much about this because it is so...

I don't know much about this because it is so rare. Normally the dog would have been worked up to check for a tumor on the thyroid, which may have been done. Also, check for any supplements that...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 24th, 2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By MaxaLisa
Might need an xray, I'm not sure what xrays can...

Might need an xray, I'm not sure what xrays can and can't pick up. Definitely check with the vet.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 24th, 2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By MaxaLisa
I wanted to compare these to the normal values in...

I wanted to compare these to the normal values in the previous test - these were also sent to the lab and not done in-house, right? ...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 23rd, 2016, 01:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By MaxaLisa
Looking forward to seeing the bloodwork. Two...

Looking forward to seeing the bloodwork. Two weeks won't be enough most likely, particularly after being treating with the pred.

Is he still on pred?
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 21st, 2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By MaxaLisa
Yes, exactly what HRP said. My dog has...

Yes, exactly what HRP said.

My dog has inflammatory bowel disease and lupus. Pred is often used to treat that and brings rapid response (not for her though!). If there is an inflammatory...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 20th, 2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By MaxaLisa
Hmmm, I wonder if there is an infection of the...

Hmmm, I wonder if there is an infection of the small bowel going on, which would affect absorption/assimilation of B12. Often folate is needed too. Natural forms should be used, as you are doing,...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 19th, 2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By MaxaLisa
Yes, but if it's a tick disease, he might not...

Yes, but if it's a tick disease, he might not respond very well to the doxy because of the pred.

I see about the second opinion. I would recommend an internal medicine veterinary specialist, but...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 17th, 2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By MaxaLisa
You may have to explain more about the abx. That...

You may have to explain more about the abx. That you are worried this might be something like a tick disease that isn't showing up on the tests and that, without knowing for sure what this is, you...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 16th, 2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By MaxaLisa
Interesting about the iodine! Low thyroid is...

Interesting about the iodine! Low thyroid is sometimes a symptom of chronic disease, which might improve when everything else does, but might not. I treated my first dog with kelp for a very long...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 16th, 2016, 01:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By MaxaLisa
Btw, Addisons's is always a good rule-out, though...

Btw, Addisons's is always a good rule-out, though my dog was very addisons-like, with weird results on her test, and as we treated, that part normalized. Btw, the internal medicine vet has my dog on...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 16th, 2016, 01:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By MaxaLisa
I am sorry that your dog is ill :( My first...

I am sorry that your dog is ill :(

My first thought is that your dog is probably hypothyroid. The Total T4 is at the absolute low end, and you have a dog with ccl and anemia problems. The TSH...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 5th, 2016, 04:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 954
Posted By MaxaLisa
I am glad you are trying. I would try to find a...

I am glad you are trying. I would try to find a single protein, single grain/catb source if you can find it. You will have to find a store that carries the better foods. The standard thing to try is...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 5th, 2016, 04:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By MaxaLisa
The bump and the "cut" may be an anal fistula,...

The bump and the "cut" may be an anal fistula, which can be difficult to treat. That's assuming that this wasn't caused by the altercation.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 5th, 2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By MaxaLisa
This is a bit off the wall, but I wonder if her...

This is a bit off the wall, but I wonder if her neck and/or jaw is misaligned. That kind of misalignment they try to manage, but just moving the wrong way can cause a lot of pain, or even...
Forum: Puppy health April 5th, 2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 524
Posted By MaxaLisa
RazielAzzan, about your puppy

This is what you wrote:
"hi
First of all we dont have any good vets in my country and barely found one
he gave my dog which is about maybe 3-4 months old I found him as a puppy so i dont know
...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 2nd, 2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 954
Posted By MaxaLisa
If the thirst and urination is from the steroids,...

If the thirst and urination is from the steroids, the dose doesn't matter, what matters is that she is reacting. My 80+ pound GSD was on 5 mg a day at the end of his life, and he definitely had side...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 31st, 2016, 01:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 954
Posted By MaxaLisa
There is no way around the fact that this is a...

There is no way around the fact that this is a steroid, and long term use with steroids can be pretty bad, so you want to get to the lowest possible dose. Long term use runs the risk of things like...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 29th, 2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By MaxaLisa
I agree with HRP that antibiotics would be a good...

I agree with HRP that antibiotics would be a good idea here.

I would also want to keep the wound from healing too fast while it is draining. Lipomas may reoccur in the same spot but I might...
Forum: Senior dogs March 24th, 2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By MaxaLisa
Oops, a puppy at heart then :)

Oops, a puppy at heart then :)
Forum: Senior dogs March 23rd, 2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By MaxaLisa
Heart issues cannot be ruled out unless an...

Heart issues cannot be ruled out unless an echocardiogram is run by a cardiologist. I don't know if your vet just listened to the heart with a stethoscope, or you actually had a workup.
...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 17th, 2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By MaxaLisa
I too would be interested in what tests were run....

I too would be interested in what tests were run.

I would also consider finding a specialist - an internal medicine vet (small animal), if you haven't already seen one. You can search for a small...
Forum: Pets that have passed away - Rainbow bridge February 10th, 2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By MaxaLisa
Oh No SW. Even though this was kinda expected, it...

Oh No SW. Even though this was kinda expected, it was not expected at all. I am so very sorry.

You were wonderful with Shiloh. She had a neurodegenerative disorder, and you supported her as it...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 19th, 2016, 04:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By MaxaLisa
If you are seeing white and green gunk, that is...

If you are seeing white and green gunk, that is infection. If it continues, the vet needs to give you some antibiotics for the eye. For now, I really like the idea of the saline solution, several...
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